Churchgate lifts football title
Churchgate Centre won the Bipin Football Academy tournament by beating Kandivli Centre 5-4 via a tie-breaker in an evenly contested final at the MSSA ground on Sunday.
Firoz Shah, who converted the first penalty kick for Churchgate, was named ‘Player of the Tournament’. Both teams were locked goalless at full time. In the tie-breaker, Firoz, Dhawal Thakur, Omprakash Jaiswal, K Dias and Neville D’Cunha were on target for the champions.
Narendra Shetty, Akshay Poojary, Nihar Jadhav and Swapnil Rane converted for the runners-up. Ex-India midfielder, Santosh Kashyap was the chief guest on the occasion.